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Mar 1, 2011 7:00pm PST
points from the previous day. u.s. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke has indicated america's economy is growing at a faster pace than last year but he cautions over soaring oil prices over continuing soaring prices in the arab world. >> sustained rises in the price 0 of oil and other commodities will be a threat to overall growth and price stability. >> reporter: bernanke submitted the policy report to congress on tuesday. he said commodity prices are high due to growing demand in emerging economies. referring to the current economic situation in the u.s., bernanke said there is increased evidence that a self sustaining recovery in consumer and business spending may be taking hold. he added the risk of deflation has become negligent libl. he said it could be several years before the unemployment rate returns to a normal level. noting the housing sector remains exception ally weak. he stressed the deed to ease monetary measures. >>> the european ministry has updated the forecast for the euro zone. they said the latest forecast of 1.6% growth this year is 0.1 percentage points
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Mar 30, 2011 7:00pm PDT
going to reduce vehicle production at its five plants in north america from wednesday. this is due to an expected shortage of car parts from japan. honda says it will cut its daily output of 5,700 vehicles by about 2,000. they're going to do that by shortening the hours of operation. the japanese carmaker brought all of its domestic assembly plants to a halt after some parts suppliers were hit hard by the recent earthquake and tsunami. toyota motor has also reduced production in north america by suspending overtime and work on holidays. >>> demand for bottled water is surging all over japan due to the recent natural disaster. on top of this, concerns linger about the safety of tap water. >> reporter: a beveragemaker in miyazaki prefecture southern japan is shipping bottled mineral water to convenience stores. since the massive earthquake, orders have risen to nearly four times the usual amount. to meet demand the maker shifted its operating hours from ten hours a day to around the clock and workers are giving up their weekends to continue production. >> translator: we work into the
PBS
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm PST
americas where flooding is going to be a major concern. numerous flooding reports coming out this week along the mississippi valley, but up in the northeastern corner in the u.s. as well. let's start off with some footage out of new jersey. you can see that many areas have been flooded here due to the recent rainfall. rivers have risen significantly. residents were forced to use boats as a means of getting around. floodwater was quite strong, as you can see. it knocked down a refrigerator here. cleanup efforts are going on, but more rain is on the way. and of course it's not just new jersey but other parts of the northeast dealing with flooding as well. here's the potent storm moving across, very slowly. that's going to bring flooding rains to many areas. we have widespread snow across the north. er in great lakes torrential rains to the south for the mid-atlantic states and quite severe thunderstorms to look out for throughout the night as well. so, many areas again under flood warnings, flood watches do remain in place all the way from the northeast to the mid-atlantic states and we
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Mar 7, 2011 7:00pm PST
degrees, so much warmer in tokyo today. and a chilly 6 in seoul. now, heading into the americas, winter storms in place again. one that's over toward the northeast still quite powerful, bringing some strong winds to the area. we're looking at wind gusts of up to 120 kilometers per hour. and on top of that there's going to be significant snow accumulating today. over toward the west we have the separate system that's bringing widespread snow across the rockies into the central plains. and that's going to be dumping quite heavy snow for in and around nebraska as well and then also over toward the northeast and more snow to come as well. now, further down we're looking at severe thunderstorms to break out as well come tuesday. there is that threat for tornados. watch out for strong winds as well as heavy downpours as well across louisiana and texas. and you can see that over toward the northwest there is going to be a new system coming in, bringing plenty of coastal rain and inland snow. 8 degrees in vancouver today. minus 9 in winnipeg. and then over toward toronto quite chilly here. 0 fo
PBS
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm PST
wednesday morning low. getting a look at north america here, still looking pretty active out toward the east here. severe weathers still a threat for those of you in the deep south. so watch out. keep updated with local watches and wain. also winter storm conditions will continue across the new england states and eastern canada tonight. while out west contending with mo sw at gngo me in. so for the pacific northwest looking at ample snow, especially for those upper elevations. still on the il se. to 6 for your high in vancouver, and the same also in seattle. a little bit of rain but we could see a little snow min in as it is getting cooler in the morning hours. up to the east 1 for toronto and 6 in new york. 9 degrees for c. so little bit cooler here. 17, meanwhile, in atlanta, and 22 degrees and pleasant in usn. all right. that's a look at your weather for now. and here is your three-day outlook. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> our ad story, a senior united nations official says more than 1,000 people may have been killed in the libyan capital of tripoli since anti-government protests erupted abou
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Mar 10, 2011 7:00pm PST
learned about the bead program which got its start in america. >> how to change the child's feeling, we have to do in order to make them want to fight. >> reporter: this hospital adopted the program, as have others mainly in the u.s., japan and new zealand. trained staff work at the hospital full time. when they visit the children, they hand out the beads. 11-year-old haruka started making this necklace half a year ago. in the last three weeks, alone, she's earned more than 100 beads for her treatment sessions. >> translator: blood transfusion bead, hospitalization bead, outpatient bead, iv bead. my favorite is the yellow-green one i got for the operation. >> reporter: until the bead program, the youngsters didn't always feel comfortable talking to doctors, but not anymore. >> reporter: all these beads give haruka the incentive to keep on fighting. >> translator: when i become an adult, i will feel nostalgic looking at the hundred beads i earned. the beads have really helped me make it through my treatments. >> translator: this program helps children realize why they're receiving tr
PBS
Mar 5, 2011 6:30pm PST
and in america, there are 40 medicillin them. in detroit, there are a lot of them and if we can get them working on problems, including unemployment, that's where the solutions are going to come from, places like this, grassroots opportunities that give people access to the tools, community, and resources they need to build their dream. when we get past that, the sky's the limit. >> like i said, becoming a member of techshop is similar to joining a health club. you can join an annual membership for $1200 and bring in family members for a fee. plus, there are memberships for students and guests as well. it gives you access to the building and the classes typically cost anywhere from $45 to $90 which will teach you the schools needed to use that equipment. take this aluminum class for instance. >> in this case, you have great one on one options with an instructor teaching how to cast out of molten aluminum. as you'd expect, a lot of the projects at techshop can be simple and straightforward, while others are literally out of this world. meet william baird, a space enthusiast who is wo
PBS
Mar 8, 2011 7:00pm PST
chilly 5 in seoul. now for the americas. a major storm system is moving across the central portions of the u.s. this is going to be bringing widespread snow again across the midwest and is separate system across the pacific will be spreading plenty of snow across the pacific northwest. so british columbia, canada looking at 15 centimeters of snow and also across the great lakes looking at significant snowfall again. now, further to the south, things are going to be severe here. winds are strong. looking at the threat for severe thunderstorms, tornados not out of the question and do watch out for damaging winds as well as large hail in louisiana and also mississippi. now, all of that precipitation then heads toward the eastern third of the country. we've already had reports -- numerous reports of minor flooding in the region along the mississippi valley and also in the northeast due to the recent rainfall and the snow mount. as that precipitation heads to the eastern third of the country that's going to be raising the flooding risks here as well. we've got 15 in atlanta today. 28 in mia
PBS
Mar 3, 2011 7:00pm PST
north america, seeing a lot of snow coming in from the west. really starting to spread across the rockies and in to inland parts of the united states. and then over to the midwest, eastern half of the united states, area of ice and snow will develop across eastern canada and the northern end of the great lakes area while rain, a lot of moisture will be coming up along the mississippi valley from the gulf of mexico, really looking wet for the lower interest midwest and the deep south and this could include severe weather on friday. as for highs on friday, minus 12 in winnipeg. we've got 7 in vancouver and 8 for seattle. on the other hand, getting a little bit warmer in new york. 5 is your high. and even 11 degrees in d.c. now, for europe, largely calm and unsettled for the most part. the exception is up to the north. winds will be strong from norway all the way in to western russia and along with those winds we will be seeing snow that there trek across norway and affecting parts of finland and the baltic states, too. they are looking on the snow wayside. for the mediterranean, the
PBS
Mar 19, 2011 6:30pm PDT
then tom doll, executive vice president of subaru of america. we'll beigacfter this. >> from the north american auto show in downtown detroit, michigan, here n is john mack jn mcelroy. here we are now with adrian hallmark, the global brand director for jac jaguar. great to have you. >> great to be here. >> what is the feeling within jaguar with the new owners? >> if you look backoue years, ford and the company put a lot into the brand, no question about that. stikma of these buyouts, the question is, how can they make it work if theyidt? the view is that as a company, we know what we need todoo be successful -- we think we do. we have the funding to do it. we have an agreement with the unions, whic i iornt t us, to sustain our factory footprint though we may build on that in the future. he a good rapport between the owner, management, that mix and a strategy for the future. that's what counts, we are not going to share parts with tartar in the future. it's so different, w c't share anything. the freedom they are giving us to shape and develop this country is incredible. at a b re
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Mar 26, 2011 6:30pm PDT
because our guest on today's show is mark reuss president of the north america operation. make no mistake about it, north america is where g.m. overwhelmingly makes most of its profit. it's thee core part of the company. stay where you are. we are about to dive into what's going on at general motors in just a moment. >> from our studios in the motor city, this is "autoline." here now is john mcelroy. >> here we are in the studio with mark reuss president of general motors north america. great to have you. >> thanks, john. >> joining us peter de lorenzo, the automotive extremist himself and scott burgess detroit news. let's jump right into it. during the bankruptcy, g.m. and other companies had to cutback on product development. looks to me like you have a lot of momentum in the market, but not a lot of new cars coming out. can you tide yourself over market share until you get more models into the pipeline? >> yeah, when you look at this as a launch basis, and if you look at what we are doing on a month by month basis in north america productwise, i think you will find a compelling
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 7:00pm PST
america, looking really nice and quiet out towards the east. still got this system low that's in eastern canada, but that is on its way out. we are looking at an active picture out west, very strong winds to the coastline. about 140 kilometers per hour. these are some of the gusts expected hoar. very rough conditions especially for british columbia and snow impacting the area with heavy snow in the sierras. as for central sections here in the great lakes area, you could see a little more snow develop later on thursday, but that won't intensify until another day or so. as for highs, 17 denver. 18 in l.a. and then warm 24 for houston. finally getting a look at europe. messy in the mediterranean. we are seeing clouds swirling here. active and bringing stormy weather to italy. here are some of the conditions that northern italy has been dealing with. a lot 0 at the shots in bologna and it is a wintry sight here. plenty of snow has impacted the area. heavy snow is causing all sorts of problem, especially hitting the traffic conditions pretty hard and strong winds, too, have been produ
PBS
Mar 4, 2011 7:00pm PST
, a cloudy day with 10 degree in tokyo, clear skies here and 13 in beijing. we go now to north america. our western storm is actually broken up a little bit. but there is another round of moisture coming in. so you won't notice too much of a difference if you're anywhere up the pacific northwest into british columbia. there's going to be weakening winds, so that is one thing on saturday. certainly more coastal rain and more snow spreading in, as well. let's look to the east and talk about what's happening here. the big storm developing is going to be pushing snow across eastern canada and the great lakes. you could see about 30 centimeters of it. and south of that from iowa up in towards new england, freezing rain for you. south of that, in the midwest, we are going to be seeing the potential for flooding as heavy rain pours in. and then down towards the south, the potential for some severe weather. flooding rains, thunderstorms, damaging winds, large hail all on the menu, maybe even tornadoes as well. temperature wise, warming up a little in the midwest, 11 degrees in chicago, 5 in to
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